Glasgow Gift Guide: 12 of the all-time best Glasgow books for Christmas gifts

Plenty of books over the years have either been set in Glasgow or based on the city

From crime novels to thrillers, there's been no shortage of books based in Glasgow which have gripped readers with us putting together a list of some of the finest books to be set in Glasgow.

Some of the books reflect the culture of the city at different times and will appeal to generations of Glaswegians who have at some stage called Glasgow home.

The Mitchell Library is the largest public reference library in Europe meaning that it is no coincidence that Glaswegians love to read.

Christmas is the perfect time to buy a friend or loved one a book with this list of 12 Glasgow titles.

Related topics:

Comment Guidelines

National World encourages reader discussion on our stories. User feedback, insights and back-and-forth exchanges add a rich layer of context to reporting. Please review our Community Guidelines before commenting.